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Changing Hearts and Minds about Addiction Using Peer Recovery Coaches

Mar 12, 2023 | Resources and Reports, White Papers and Studies

Mosaic Group partnered with Friends Research Institute, Inc. (FRI) and Innovators in Recovery through Infrastructure Support (IRIS) in the qualitative study “Peer Recovery Coaches in Hospital Emergency Departments: Changing Hearts and Minds about Addiction“. The study was authored by Laura B. Monico, PhD. of FRI. The study outlines the barriers, goals, methods of implementing Peer Recover Coaches into an ED setting. Contact us for more information about this study.

Friends Research Institute, Inc., located in Baltimore, Maryland, receives federal, state, county, and private funding to conduct studies in the fields of substance abuse, health, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and criminal justice. Recent social research has focused on the development and assessment of innovative strategies in pharmacotherapy, psychosocial treatments, bio-behavioral HIV interventions, and prevention. Visit

Innovations in Recovery through Infrastructure Support (IRIS) is a four-year (2020-2024) National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse funded project which builds recovery research infrastructure through strong academic-community partnerships so that innovative, emerging and evidence-based practices can be developed and disseminated widely throughout the opioid drug treatment system. Visit

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